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the world's longest subsidy pipeline is set to start pumping a russian gas to warm up western europe. in march the president because he did it is in germany to terrorist states on more details are just ahead for you. rushing to secure cash for greece politicians will scramble to find a viable way of sharing power to bring the country back to its feet what greeks themselves think. and as israel threatens to attack iran the young israelis are increasingly saying no to the uniform claiming that they don't want to join the army to take part in their country's politics. and in business so russia starts up pointing upwards in morning
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says an early and stating otherwise it's been suspended due to a technical glitch we'll be looking at the figures in about twenty minutes from now . one o'clock on a tuesday afternoon here in russia's capital moscow glad to have you with us this is r.t. western europeans can rest easier this winter with an uninterrupted flow of russian gas to keep them warm the north stream pipeline will pump fuel along the baltic sea floor and straight to e.u. customers without relying on transit countries like ukraine and belarus president yet of his in germany and will soon start to flow artie's eating their. the pipeline is as you have said is the longest one in the world it's more than twelve hundred kilometers long it's an offshore pipeline say goes along the bottom of the baltic sea and when fully operational it will provide more than fifty five billion
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cubic meters of gas of russian gas to european customers now today the first type of the two pipelines will actually start working this second one will become fully operational by the end of next year so it died points for us we'll see all that russian gas coming for in in from russia one of the most important parts is that there will be no intermediaries so there will be no chances for gas to be abruptly shut off and places like below us or ukraine the pipelines cost is around seven point four billion euros but you have to remember that that actually comes at no extra cost for the european taxpayers because the consortium the nordstrom consortium shareholders will provide about thirty percent of the cost and seventy percent will be financed by the international banks the construction began in two thousand and five in russia the undersea portion of the pipeline is actually going from we've got it all the way to germany and today only the first five of the two
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pipes will be turned on but the second pipe is already seventy percent complete so there is not much time there's not too much time left to wait for the european customers before the rest of the pipeline will start working very interesting and significant event for europe and for russia alike. that's easy to negotiate a reporting for us they're now in business r.t. in around twenty minutes time discover nordstrom's journey from dream to reality and in the next hour former german chancellor gerhard schroeder who is now chairman of the nord stream project tells us why it means everyone here is a winner. i was there from the european union needs russia geopolitically the reverse is also true it's not a question or got kind of the time has come to start cooperating and start looking back on monday logical differences or this isn't a situation where you could ship gas to china and all of asia and europe you know i hope russia never has to make a choice i think the russian government is evidently pro european but europe cannot
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keep pushing russia away it hurts most is pride was a few we have to keep in mind that all gushy has the alternative leadership he just was right europe has no such alternative to europe's geopolitical position where it will give you food or if it manages to enter a tight partnership with russia under the same time granny recession a turkey or that would be a sound strategy again only into the future us the rest is just words to battle in the end. and you can see the full interview with a former german chancellor and chairman of nord stream gerhard schroeder in just over an hour right here on r.t. . great leaders are struggling to decide who should become of the new prime minister to lead a crisis coalition george patton drew has agreed to go but is locked in a rout with the opposition leader over who should replace him athens is under enormous pressure to act fast and push through cuts before it can get more emergency e.u.
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cash sarah furth has asked the greeks how they assess the mess that they're in. i think your anything quite as rumbles on greece is once again found itself the focus of international attention and it seems like everyone's had an opinion about the situation here in the country we decided to come. which is really. a slightly much of this year a crisis if the find out what the people of greece have to say about it all. so we set up a camera and the mike. to. let the people of greece take it away alone we are. well. all the people. are saying. everything is made actually it's like me trying to frighten us or something like hi my name's vicky. needy and i've been living in greece for ten years now my grandfather fought for this country and
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it saddens me that. right now there's a chance you might lose everything that we know in this country and there's really not much we can do after work. if all the europeans know the cold dead and would be dead but. why do they lend this money plus don't they want the money but the thing with the situation right now it is that we don't feel real secure about anything but our salaries our health and you know in my aids thing about the children going to make and of the season so i have to do it from them from now it's a really sad because. everybody here things that you know the things could be better there's something more than the there's something north very very angry because there is a lot of unemployment in greece now. that the people in greece are
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a very skeptical about euro i think ok there it's better we are in euro of course definitely but. there are still some serious trouble. because a lot of people lost they lost their jobs you don't know what. you can do you can plan your life i'm twenty years old and i don't have a job. i have to leave my parents i don't have money i can leave i hope for everybody to be calm and. try to get out of the crisis and i really hope everybody can help us to do that greece is a european country and greece and europe is a good work. a great work better hope something can be done so we can save this beautiful country and be able to pass it on to our grandchildren and the children after that people thought the mike and had a chance to have
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a question now is whether anyone's going to be ready to listen to them whether decisions are going to keep being they behind. third. think. well next in the financial firing line in italy where cats are piling up a new record borrowing costs prime minister berlusconi's rapidly losing support but insists he won't quit he isn't resolute that he's the one to get vital cuts through but even his former allies are not so sure one greek financial analyst says italy's politics are worse off than in his own country i think italy and spain probably still see largest threats to the eurozone and certainly italy is very concerning the political situation there is more unstable than it is in greece and they've already rates the region very unsustainable levels and i think there are many good reasons to worry for other countries and even cool countries like france and may
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well lose their aaa rating and some point in the future what they do have to do of course other than just daily nelson countries and putting up some defenses in the short term is have a really good look at the trees and the infrastructure of the whole project and see if there is some reform they can make it more workable of course when you have seventeen different very different economies in very different countries setting one uniform military policy is always going to be haphazard and when the e.c.v. itself counseling the country then it's going to be very problematic. and still ahead for you this hour when confrontation is not an option. we look at how israel's military muscle flexing and a fearsome foreign policy is turning its own people against signing up for service . and why russia is a restive a north caucasus he is rising from the ruins with a powerful p.r. machine helping to attract thousands to the region. for activists protesting
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against america's plans to use a new south korean base for the u.s. navy have been arrested at the site opposition to the base is mainly from locals who fear it could destabilize south korea's relations with china as well as that damaging the environment i just matthew holy who is near the base says the voices of discontent are going unheard with government not playing fair. this was a small demonstration we went to the conference to deliver a message. about their concerns it was dominant leaders and it's the are small and there's our gravity's being held but disabled people at least stations where there aren't we and it seems this is going to be one of the largest military bases in the world the needle bases we could pass city it is a size twenty large destroyers two aircraft carriers. and it will be outdated aegis realistic missile defense system where there are less than three hundred miles away
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from the chinese mainland this is a very attractive location in the united states you know what sorry initially there was a boat at least eighty seven people. and struction at the base protested they held another boat ninety four percent of the residents said they didn't want the base government said that they wanted that results about both recently the presidential government guarantee eighteen demanded that construction be stopped and military said no inviting five years. incarcerated the mayor is currently in prison but i fear is that it was just about every legal aachen were fighting a very sound rational nonviolent resistance government simply isn't listening there russia has issued a clear warning to israel over a possible attack on iran the foreign minister was responding to the israeli president's suggestion that a military strike on iran is more likely than diplomacy sergey lavrov said any such attack would be a serious mistake with unpredictable consequences so you can watch dog is about to
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report on iran's nuclear activities where it is thought it will reveal computer models of an atomic warhead and other weapons related work israel's main ally the u.s. says it will focus on diplomacy but is ready to keep all options open political analyst i bet you it says washington is unlikely to support israel's push for an attack. in china when mao and the chinese got nuclear weapons mao made direct threats to nuke the united states and of course when johnson explored military options etc and of course they didn't take the chinese nuclear weapons out so i think you can deter this we have thousands of nuclear warheads russia has thousands of nuclear warheads i think the iranians could do what japan has done because japan has taken it all the way up to actually building a nuclear weapon and they haven't done it they've shown they have the capability it's or maybe that's what iran is trying to do maybe around never build a weapon they've shown that they can design a warhead that will fit on a missile hitting the missile over here we've seen north korea had
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a lot of problems with that so we're not in the panic mode yet but i think what the foreign minister said there was absolutely correct there's no good military option here if you want to make sure you get all the stuff you have to launch a ground invasion which would make the invasion of iraq look nice right and it looked easy runs a much bigger country the terrain the people there are not in a good mood towards america etc you have a lot of a lot of problems and now of course they could attack by air israel or the united states could do that and that's the that's the fear i think but there's just no good option it's israel's increasingly tough talk of it's driving away the very people it would need to defend itself that's on top of recent aggressive foreign policy moves such as the ground invasion of lebanon in two thousand and six and gaza three years ago well it's clear reports on the israeli conflicts that are repairing its conscripts. for years it's been a cornerstone of the country's security at these days there's
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a real risk the israeli defense forces could be left defenseless conscription is at an all time low what fifty percent of rizzoli jewish males. serve in the military twenty back on a spend most of the year and a half he was in the army trying to convince his superiors to release him a medical grounds they eventually did but only after he'd wasted months searching around he says doing nothing while in uniform they got drafted for a. because of this feeling that i would be a parasite if i wouldn't and a couple months later i realized that i just couldn't take part in longer and what will be for the french forces which has nothing to do with the french rather than winning and a growing number of israelis agree with him later friedman made sure she scored low on her army in france tastes so instead of serving as a soldier she's not doing civil service working as an artist structure and a center for the mentally disabled i have
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a lot of fans in the army and they saw. how they were when they first came to them in how they are now and it's brainwashing actually and they just keep you down from your identity and makes you a basically a soldier ten years ago they refused to move mage started in israel youngsters refusing to serve in the army on political grounds add to that the nearly fifty percent of potential draftees who don't serve because of religious reasons and a recent series of scandals also saw public trust in the military decline stating that it's about the state so to say that this video posted on you tube is a true israeli doesn't evade the truth in other words a true israeli avoids conscription fifteen or twenty years ago an average like this would have been unthinkable in those days not serving in the army was something shameful but now young. does have role models not actively in order to copy those former girlfriend israeli model bar refaeli who evaded service and gave it just to
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see relations of human rights. third hour by israel absolute disrespect of reaper natural law it's crystal clear there's no question our studies show that by twenty twenty the number of military age jewish israelis who will not be serving will be the highest ever growing trained has the military while we do it won't have all the troops it needs especially now as the region heats up and the army needs all the soldiers it can get to be our team tell of it. in all of our stories. as the u.n. claims it has discovered a secret nuclear facility in it syria. says it's nothing more than a factory. and history comes alive in a red square a major reenactment of the moment soviet soldiers. made their move on moscow
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seventy years ago we've got the video of the significance of the event. he'd. be official. from the. video.
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calling. eleven mile neighborhood of march in new york on monday became the latest protest against corporate greed in the meantime police continue to crackdown on demonstrators after violent clashes over the weekend. blogger michael snyder says that the spiraling number of people losing their jobs and hopes for the future is fueling protests nationwide. well the obama administration seems to think that it will start mortgages surging that everything is ok but the truth is that we're still going for they keep increasing just to your point six million more americans live on recovery for those that most americans look only partly at work and if you look back and this is part of a long term trend back you are two thousand you have one out of every americans living in poverty today we are running out of every seven americans living in poverty of a.m.d. and we don't really know when to give them assistance and inclusiveness and so on
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but those are only temporary solutions what they really need are jobs jobs are leaving this country by the millions who is really for many older americans are going to have to choose between leaving their homes on the table or getting their medicine because the real tough choices made. our correspondent lucy caffein off we'll continue to report from inside the occupy movement protests follow our twitter stream to keep in touch now look at some more world news for you this hour in india over twenty people were killed and fifty injured after a stampede of broke out during a religious ceremony the incident in the north of the country happened when tens of thousands of hindu pilgrims rushed towards a holy site to offer their prayers question many of the victims stampedes triggered by panic are not uncommon in india last january over one hundred worshippers died in route to a shrine. michael jackson's doctor has been convicted of killing the king of pop
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the jury took two days to find conrad murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter by administering a lethal dose of the painkiller propofol there was an emotional reaction inside and outside the court as the verdict was delivered murray faces four years in prison and has lost his medical license. a woman who accused u.s. presidential hopeful herman cain of sexually abusing her has gone public with her accusations. has said that the republican groped her when she asked for his help finding work in the one nine hundred ninety s. it is the fourth allegation of sexual misconduct against a candidate cain denies all the charges but it has not stopped support from ebbing away back. nicaragua's president is cruising towards a third term in office with most votes now counted in the election daniel ortega has secured over sixty percent of the ballots so far that's more than double his nearest rival conservative fabio was rejecting it was altered accuses or take of
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voter fraud. for many russians caucuses has been synonymous with violence for years its biggest battle now is convincing people that times are changing for the better attracting tourists is a key goal with luxury ski resorts among the developments taking place as many in question over reports the p.r. is paying off. thank you i these glamorous and extravaganza shows are the morton face of the caucasus where anxious traditions vie for attention with the razzmatazz of twenty first century life and for many started hand with the beautiful game norse long ago local football club biggest county and she was barely known outside the region now it regularly makes international headlines with his doubles on the global transom markets. tank and i'm starting from scratch i want all the trophies possible in europe as a player at the here and start
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a new course of play were better colors before he told me a lot about russian football and i do look forward to joining the team the words of the camera man star striker and more importantly the record price they were prepared to pay and made the local team one of the most ambitious clubs in the world and ambition is almost everything and the caucasus discovered the land of opportunity it's fine for the world calls alcohol and sports results in the new area of the northern caucuses is coming. and there actually more than a dozen ski resorts ham but all currently stand empty and the states now aiming to turn that around france has already signed up to the project with one important condition the dresher guarantees the repayment of funds if the security situation worsens or if there is a major incident the first ground in new hotels are due to go resit for the upcoming ski season so there's not much time left to goose people's confidence in
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the safety of a holiday in the caucasus and the absence of a much harder task than girls being five star accommodation. indeed tourism anti terror raids and armed you chaps are often the first things that come to mind when you think of the caucasus because that's not sleep what we hear in the news. but real life is always much more complicated there is another side to living down hand that's barely even heard of beyond the region which is well worth making the effort to destroy you i never thought it would be possible insurgent sure result of time what's happened in some kind of miracle i can't believe my eyes and it's not just soaring skyscrapers and business interests popping up ham celebrities have been cheered and while some like actress hilary swank may have been forced to explain her visit the fallout is only helped for the region and on the front pages the p.r. machine spinning and for speed because where the stars go the cameras from my
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dinner which no artie reporting from the north caucasus and on the way our special report on how medical emergencies in los angeles could see a fire truck truck instead of an ambulance that's after the business up there with current. thank you xan hello and welcome to business and act as are there reporting russia is set to start pumping gas to europe. the newly built nords thing pipeline well across the line for you throughout the day but now nicole explains how the world's longest underwater gas tank for us. russia has been selling gas to europe for half a century with the first pipeline running to austria completed in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven trading survived a long list of our evils even the depths of the cold war failed to disrupt supplies however the breakup of the soviet union brought a new set of problems much of the energy infrastructure became the property of
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countries bordering russia with their own political economic ambitions this resulted in a couple of so-called gas was me ukraine and the old bust up with bella reuss which is where nord stream comes in the pipeline runs beneath the baltic linking russia directly to germany it's the longest subsidy pipeline in the world at over twelve hundred kilometers and it bypasses all transit countries at nine billion euros it's undoubtedly expensive but a pipeline last for up to fifty years so there's plenty of trying to make a return to the immediate benefit does it provide security of supply to europe which gets twenty five percent of its gas from russia a lot of thirteen years of planning and two years of construction the first delivery is about to be made in the pool business altie. at energy minister said lines why the noise and pipeline is destined to be a financial success. resupplying despite the project was developed in on the
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believable market conditions it had no problems in attracting six point four billion euros of investments and it did not involve any financial help from the russian or any european countries and produced a budget in total reach seven point two billion euro and building companies from russia and eleven you countries in the new stream has already proven to have been highly economically efficient. oh you have as a country markets now oil is trading at the highest level and three months with prices little change since monday nights where it is currently trading at around ninety six over ninety six dollars a barrel actually while brand is a one hundred fifteen dollars a barrel and stocks in asia struggle for direction on tuesday with most major indexes ending lower japanese and korean shares closed in the red on the eurozone debt anxieties exporters were among the leading decliners in tokyo and hong kong the hang seng gave up early gains end of the day slapped stocks in europe open
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higher with investors continuing to i events in italy increase banking stocks among the main advances shares awards banking group rose three point eight percent societe generale was up three point seven percent and vodafone group is up one a half percent as profit this expectations here in moscow the markets are gaining this hour the r.t.s. is up nearly a percent in my six is up over half a percent and here's a quick look at some of the shambles of my six energy majors back from early losses is up almost zero percent while gazprom has over one percent and with black as well the company's all subsidiary gazprom left has boosted its net profit by sixty four percent in the first nine months of the year and russia's biggest lender is a very bank is on the rise getting almost three percent this hour. so we have time for this so i'll be back with more about forty five minutes so try me.
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from los angeles to chicago to birmingham twenty trauma centers have closed since two thousand severe problem is not enough in patient beds not in the third emergency department beds and not enough nurses commandoes that to take care of other people who are the only real health care system that we have in the city of
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los angeles is the los angeles fire department in fact when i started my vigil as a firefighter i didn't want to be a mass so i started out going to just do fire fighting it's about eighty two percent of what we do the fire the problem is medical but they had a rescue a couple weeks away four hours for it i've waited sometimes three hours and i was it's a it's a francis in lynnwood for four hours and fifty minutes standing against a wall of patients we have a federal law that mandates that if you can turn yellow i don't weigh who seeks care in emergencies. we have the most expensive health care system in the world and it's probably valued the least. limitation free credit taken free transport charges free. range month free.

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